E.J. Hradek doles out his three stars for Tuesday night and notes that while a Caps-Pens final seems likely in the East, the picture out West -- with two underdogs leading 2-1 and two series tied 2-2 -- remains murky.
The trade deadline is over and now the push for the playoffs begins. We look at the postseason picture for all 30 teams, whether trending up, down or merely treading water.
Pavel Kubina's third-period power-play goal helped the Leafs keep alive their hopes for a playoff spot as they beat the Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night.
So will the trades pay off? Scott Burnside tells you how the deadline deals will affect the playoff picture.